Charlie Campbell

Charlie Campbell wants to spread the news of so many wonderful aspects in the greater Dayton area. He is a cheerleader and a real believer that our area is the place to be. He has been active in this area for almost 40 years and you can hear him weekly at WYSO.


In The Heights is the Muse Machine musical starring more than 100 young people from across the Miami Valley. It has been praised by The Dayton Daily News as “a performing arts all-star effort” and The Oakwood Register has called it “an evening of true theatrical joy... ”  It is now through Sunday.

The Cincinnati Reds are coming to the USAF Museum tomorrow, Saturday, from 10am to 12:30pm.

Aullwood in winter
Aullwood Audobon / via https://www.facebook.com/AullwoodAudubon/

The Greater Dayton Home Show is at the new Montgomery County Fairgrounds and you can see home improvement specialists from kitchen & bath, HVAC, sunrooms, lawn equipment, windows, landscaping, and much more! It is this weekend today, Saturday and Sunday.

A Grown-Up Game Night dedicated to board games has a variety of games you can play including Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, Forbidden Island, Dixit, and Dominionon. This is at the Woodbourne Library tonight from 5:30 to 8:30pm.

The Barrel House in Dayton

At the dessert beer fest The Barrel House is tapping eight different beers to satiate anyone with a sweet tooth! They are also releasing cans of Interstate Pastry Fight with their chocolate cream-filled donut imperial stout collaboration with Streetside Brewery! This is tonight 6 to 9pm.

The Victorian Christmas Buffet is providing ham & chicken entrees with all your favorite sides. This is at the Dayton Women's Club on Sunday at 5:30pm.

2019 Downtown Dayton Holiday Festival
Downtown Dayton Partnership / via www.facebook.com/DowntownDayton

Renewal and Regeneration. This is the eighth annual Glen Helen Solstice and Holiday Poetry Reading. It’s in the Vernet Ecological Center here in Yellow Springs on Friday from 7 to 9pm.

Shop Strong Saturday encourages everyone to think about small local businesses when spending holiday dollars this season. The promotions include an interactive Downtown Dayton Holiday Wish List.

Bach Society of Dayton's holiday show

A Celtic Tenors Christmas. The world-class Celtic Tenors perform holiday traditions Irish favorites classical arias and popular songs that consistently bring audiences around the world to tears, to laughter, and to their feet. This is at the Schuster Center tonight & Saturday at 8pm.

There is so much going on in Kettering this weekend. The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting is tonight at 6 to 8pm then Breakfast with Santa Paws and a Rosewood Holiday Arts Festival.

Christmas in Springboro

At Christmas in Springboro there are sleigh bells ringing from the horse-drawn carriage, a sip of hot cocoa, the sound of children’s laughter and a nip in the air. Downtown businesses dress for the holidays with lights decorations and holiday cheer. Food and craft vendors line the streets with delicious goodies and unique treasures. This is tonight, Saturday & Sunday.

Carillon Brewing at Dayton History

Star City Brewing Company has a big event in celebration of their six-year anniversary with specialty tappings mead and melomel corkings live music and the release of Star City’s first ever bottled beer. This is now through Saturday.

Dayton Craft and Artisan Expo

At the Atelier Party you can see the entire fall collection of her ceramics which are available for purchase. It’s the perfect opportunity to do a little early holiday shopping. One of a kind, handmade, and local. Complimentary prosecco and small bites are provided. This is at Front Street Building, tonight 5 to 9pm.

buffalo statue in front of K12 Gallery in downtown Dayton
Jim Kahle / WYSO

At the night at the Air Force Museum you can meet military re-enactors, Star Wars characters, and zoo animals; view or sit inside a cockpit; experience virtual reality; participate in kid’s activities; take a simulator ride; check-out a movie, and much more. This is tonight, 6 to 10pm.

St. Anne the Tart in Dayton

The Dayton Ballet is doing some Phantom Dances to let you see some performances fitting for the autumn season including Halloween. It’s at the Victoria now through Sunday.

CO-OP FEST is a fundraiser for CO-OP Dayton and a celebration of the movement for a new food market. There’s live music, poetry, food, raffles, and games! It’s at the Yellow Cab Tavern, tonight, 6 to 11pm.